Category Archives: Blog

04 Aug
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Happy Birthday, President Obama!

  Today is President Barak Obama’s Birthday and the Tennessee Democratic Party would like  to take a moment on his special day to thank him for working so hard to ensure that all Americans have an equal shot at the ...

03 Aug
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TNDP in the News: Mary Mancini talks to NPR about the legacy of Andrew Jackson

In Today’s Morning Edition, Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini talks with Host Steve Inskeep about why it’s important to have a conversation with everyone who has a stake in the party about Andrew Jackson’s legacy. Let’s have a conversation ...

28 Jul
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TNDP in the News: Is the Democratic Party Abandoning Jefferson and Jackson?

Connecticut, Missouri, and Georgia have dropped the slave-owning presidents from their annual fund-raising dinners, and many more states could follow suit. By Russell Berman/ The Atlantic The Democratic Party is on the hunt for a new pair of fathers. Last week, ...

28 Jul
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The Legacy of Andrew Jackson

  As you may have heard, Connecticut, Georgia and other states have recently decided to rename their Jackson-Jefferson Day annual dinners. As I begin to field more and more questions about the annual TNDP Jackson Day Dinner, as well as the ...

16 Jul
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TNDP Chair Statement on Tragic Chattanooga Shooting

Nashville, Tenn. (July 16, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has released the following statement on today’s tragic shootings at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and an Armed Forces Recruiting Center in Chattanooga. ...

14 Jul
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Only You Can Prevent Bush 3.0

“People need to work longer hours.” That is what Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said during an interview with a newspaper in New Hampshire this week. Revealing just how “out of touch” he is, he continued: “We have to be ...

14 Jul
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Tennessee Republicans on the Wrong Side of History

Republican State Representative Rick Womick is calling for the governor’s impeachment after Gov. Haslam complied with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage and overturned a Tennessee amendment to allow gay marriages to be performed and recognized in the state. In ...

04 Jul
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A More Perfect Union

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, ...

01 Jul
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TNDP Chair Statement on President Obama’s Visit to Nashville

Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has released the following statement ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to Nashville:  

26 Jun
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s Historic Ruling on Marriage Equality

Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s historic ruling regarding marriage equality. Nashville, Tenn. (June 26, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on today’s 5-4 ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court ...

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